ConceptDraw PROJECT v6 by CS Odessa, Gains the Ability to Import Microsoft Project® .mpp File Format

No longer do Microsoft Project files need to be saved in xml format for use with ConceptDraw PROJECT. Microsoft Project .mpp files can be used directly by ConceptDraw PROJECT saving time and increasing productivity.

San Jose, Calif., June 21, 2011 — CS Odessa announces that ConceptDraw PROJECT v6 now has the ability to work with Microsoft Project files in their native format. Now MS Project users will have access to the extensive capabilities of ConceptDraw PROJECT and ConceptDraw Office. ConceptDraw PROJECT supports Macintosh OS X or PC Windows, thereby extending professional project management capability to everyone. ConceptDraw PROJECT, besides being a standalone application, is also an integral component of ConceptDraw Office. ConceptDraw Office uses CS Odessa INGYRE2 technology so that all ConceptDraw Office applications to work together.

ConceptDraw Office, in combination with the ConceptDraw Solution Park, perform as the perfect project management toolbox which provides a wide range of project reports, visual project diagrams, dashboards, and all the integrated ConceptDraw Office application power, providing users great value.

Olesya Gileva, Product Manager for ConceptDraw PROJECT at CS Odessa, comments, “A key component of project management is the ability to communicate with team members using accurate and timely information. A major success factor in project management is to manage and deliver project data to the right audience in a meaningful way. Better high-impact visual communication of a project’s state, increases team understanding and the probability of success. Being able to work with project data in a heterogeneous environment is important for today’s highly-dispersed project teams.”

ConceptDraw PROJECT v6

ConceptDraw PROJECT is a standalone product for Macintosh and the PC, and is an important application in the ConceptDraw Office suite. ConceptDraw PROJECT also has the ability to import and export Mindjet® MindManager® files.

Availability of ConceptDraw PROJECT v6 is immediate. ConceptDraw PROJECT retails for $219 USD, competitive upgrades from other paid project products are available for $109 USD. Contact CS Odessa Sales for details on competitive upgrades of any quantity.

ConceptDraw Solution Park

ConceptDraw Solution Park is an online collection of visual solutions for knowledge workers designed to provide productivity-increasing solutions for all ConceptDraw products. ConceptDraw Solution Park contains many subject areas for professional applications. It delivers solutions for Project Management, Business Productivity, Universal Diagramming and Collaboration. To address personal goal-setting, CS Odessa has added the popular Crystal Mapping SaaS and desktop applications, bringing you a powerful personal development tool to augment you and your team’s work.

ConceptDraw Office v2

ConceptDraw Office v2 is an integrated set of visualization products and document exchange technologies. ConceptDraw Office consists of a diagramming platform, a mind mapping tool, and a project management tool. These tools are essential to generate business diagrams, mind maps, project plans, dashboards, presentations, schematics, and any other business visualizations. ConceptDraw products have access to an online service, ConceptDraw Solution Park that delivers additional product extensions. ConceptDraw Office v2 includes a set of products, seamlessly integrated by INGYRE2 technology to exchange data. These products are: ConceptDraw MINDMAP for mind mapping and brainstorming, ConceptDraw PROJECT comprehensive project management software, and ConceptDraw PRO for business diagramming and scoreboard development and display.

ConceptDraw Office v2 retails for $499.

About CS Odessa

Founded in 1993, Computer Systems Odessa supplies cross-platform productivity tools and graphics technologies to professional and corporate users around the world. With headquarters in Odessa, Ukraine and North America operations in San Jose, California, CS Odessa sells products internationally through resellers in over 25 countries. The ConceptDraw Productivity Line of products has won numerous awards and is used by hundreds of thousands of people all over the world.
For more information, visit http://www.conceptdraw.com.

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ConceptDraw is a registered trademark, and ConceptDraw Office, ConceptDraw Solution Park, ConceptDraw PRO, ConceptDraw MINDMAP, ConceptDraw PROJECT, and ConceptDraw Solution Browser are trademarks of CS Odessa. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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